Summer is over, which not only means the beginning of pumpkin spice season but also the start of Fall TV season. For the Fall 2022 lineup, viewers can enjoy the return of beloved sitcoms, the final season of a family drama, the arrival of a criminal romance, and a sexy drug- filled hour starring one of music’s biggest superstars. xoNecole has compiled a list of the shows you should be tuned into or risk missing out on what everyone will be raving about in the coming months.
Abbott Elementary (ABC)
Abbott Elementary still
School is back in session in the second season of ABC’s hit comedy Abbott Elementary. With a return of the faculty starring the stellar ensemble cast Sheryl Lee Ralph, Janelle James, Lisa Ann Walter, Chris Perfetti, Tyler James Williams, and creator Quinta Brunson, fans of the show can be guaranteed endless laughter, slow burning romance, and sweetness.
Premiere: September 22
Queen Sugar (OWN)
Queen Sugar Season 7
OWN’s multigenerational family drama Queen Sugar is back for its seventh and final season. For years, viewers have been welcomed into the lives of the Bordelon family as they’ve dealt with the blood, sweat, and many many tears of taking care of their late father’s farm. The show’s creator Ava Duvernay said of the series end, “Now I feel strongly that the story, which began as a sunrise of a suggestion from Oprah, is ready for its sunset as a dream fully realized. Queen Sugar has been one of the true joys of my career, and my gratitude is buoyant and boundless.”
Premiere date: September 6
Reasonable Doubt (Hulu)
In this new Hulu series from Kerry Washington’s production company Simpson Street and one of the co-creators of Insecure, Emayatzy Corinealdi plays a sexy criminal defense attorney whose professional success continues to threaten her unraveling marriage and personal life.
Premiere date: September 27
From Scratch (Netflix)
Zoe Saldana in the From Scratch Trailer
For fans of films like Eat, Pray, Love or Under the Tuscan Sun, Netflix's new limited series From Scratch will certainly pique your interest. Starring Zoe Saldana in the adaptation of the memoir of the same name, From Scratch follows the story of Tembi Locke as she falls in love with a Sicillian man despite his disapproving family. A story about love, sorrow, and culture clash, the series will make you swoon and cry in equal measures.
Premiere date: October 21
The Idol (HBO)
The Weeknd in The Idol
What do you get when you mix superstar artist The Weeknd and the creator of Zendaya’s hit series Euphoria in a series about the music industry and cults? You get the sexy and drug infused series The Idol. The series stars Lily-Rose Depp as a rising pop star, Da’Vine Joy of High Fidelity and Only Murders in the Building fame and Melanie Liburd from This is Us and Power Book: II. This is one of Fall’s most anticipated new series you definitely won’t want to miss a minute of.
Premiere date: November 2022